What happens when you are meeting someone you don’t know, and meet the wrong person?
Grace, the small town funeral director, had seen death so often it didn’t even phase her in any way. At least that’s what she thought. But that is how she ends up sleeping with a stranger. The way she feels about death is one thing, but the pain she sees from them loved ones that they left behind is another. Not wanting to ever be left Grace opts for the arranged meetings. Okay, she pays someone to go on a date with her and show her the attention she wants. The best part she doesn’t have to guess at how they feel, because she knows it’s not real, and she doesn’t let herself get attached to them.
Her only problem is she keeps thinking about the one she wasn’t suppose to meet. It doesn’t help when she has to provide funeral services for his father. Once he is in her life, he won’t leave her alone. He wants to see where things will go, Grace doesn’t want any attachments.
The stranger, Sam, is no longer a stranger because of the one night they met. Can she keep her wall up to protect her heart, or will he break it in a way she isn’t expecting.
There were so many things I liked about this story. Though it’s a fantasy, it really hit some deep feelings that I think every human feels. Self protects with an invisible wall that provides us with a layer that doesn’t let us feel, that doesn’t let us move on, that prevents disappointment.
Megan Hart has hit another heart-felt story.